The Draft Scottish Budget presented by Kate Forbes, Finance Secretary in the Scottish Government has taken on board the issues of ferry fares in and to/from Orkney.
Whilst Orkney has the lowest numbers recorded so far for Covid in Scotland it is a worrying and steady trend upwards in numbers.
Orkney Constituency MSP, Liam McArthur, LibDem, has encouraged all Orkney residents to make sure they are registered to vote in the upcoming Scottish Parliamentary Election.
The University of the Highlands and Islands partnership has been awarded £100,000 to help students who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Orkney’s Skaill House has been awarded £30,000 from the Historic Environment Scotland Recovery Fund.
A recent survey shows whose music is played the most to people’s plants….
The cumulative total of positive cases in Orkney has now increased to 60.
Sarah McQuaid’s new single The Silence Above Us is due to be realised on Friday 29th January. In the article she tells us how her new album was created during Covid19.
A £6 million fund is being made available to support inbound tourism and those businesses who promote and sell packages to international markets.
Na h-Eileanan an Iar SNP MP Angus MacNeil has called for an urgent meeting between the Scottish Government, HIAL, unions, local councils and the Civil Aviation Authority to discuss the controversial remote towers project.